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Christianity is Compatible with Ayn Rand

Marie150 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 9:52 AM
The worst sort of trickle down. They always manage to tell on themselves. Whoever chose to call a healthy natural economy trickle down? An economy either works or does not work. It works under the free market. Any step taken toward "social justice" weakens a healthy economy. It is enough for the government to protect us and our property. We need to force them to stay within the original intent of our Constitution and to keep their thieving grasping fingers out of the economy.

Increasingly, priests and pastors are preaching that socialism (in the name of “social justice”) is Christ-like. In truth, capitalism, not socialism, reflects Christian values. I think Christians would be less likely to embrace socialism if they understood that the economic philosophy of Ayn Rand is compatible with Christianity.

‘Social Justice’ Evolves

In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle speaks of a general form of justice that encompasses all virtue. Describing general justice, Aristotle writes: “It is complete virtue and excellence in the fullest sense… It is complete because he who possesses it can make use of his virtue not only by himself but...